Tall Juan covers R. Stevie Moore on new 7″ (watch the video), playing lots of shows including 1 w/ Sam of Radiator Hospital
by Bill Pearis
Originally from Buenos Aries, Argentina, Tall Juan has been making music in NYC for a couple years now, and you may have seen him playing with another Juan (Wauters) at shows recently (and as part of The Beets). Like Wauters, he makes ramshackle, garagey folk-pop. He's got a new 7" coming out in July via BUFU and we've got the premiere of the video for one of its songs, a one-minute blazer cover of R. Stevie Moore's "I Like to Stay Home." It was directed by Matthew Volz (who does all The Beets/Juan Wauters artwork) and you can watch it below. Also keep an eye out for Tall Juan's debut album which he's recording right now with Wauters on drums.
If you're in NYC and would like to see Tall Juan live, well you're in luck as he's got a LOT of shows coming up, including tonight (5/14) at Union Pool with The Unders, Flower Girl, and The Rizzos. (He replaces Amber Arcades, who just dropped off the show.) He'll also play 603 Upstairs on May 19 that also features solo sets from Radiator Hospital's Sam Cook-Parrot and Frontier Ruckus' Matthew Milia. More info on that show is here.
Tall Juan is also in the midst of a residency at Brooklyn's The Good Room which began last night (5/13) and continues for the next three Wednesdays (5/20, 5/27, 6/3). He's got even more shows, including a Northside Fest showcase, and all are listed, along with the video, below...
Tall Juan - 2015 Tour Dates
May 14th @ Union Poo, Bk
May 19th @ 603Upstairs, Bk
May 20th @ Good Room, Bk
May 27th @ Good Room, Bk
May 28th @ Idio Gallery, Bk
May 29th @ Club Bohemia, Cambridge,MA
June 3rd @ Good Room, Bk
June 4th @ Silent Barn, Bk
June 6th @ The Platinum Pony, Easthamptob, MA
June 11th @ The Gutter, Bk(Northside Festival)
June 15th @ Bowery Electric, NY
June 16th @ Shea Stadium, Bk
June 19th @ Pet Rescue, Bushwick
June 20th @ Matchless, Bk